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LIVINGSTONE'S ELAND

CHAP.

swampy country affected by many. T. gratus and T. spekei are
larger forms; the Boschbok, T. sylvaticus, is smaller.

The Kudus, genus Strepsiceros, have more markedly twisted
horns, which are absent in the female. The body is vertically
striped with white. The largest species is S. Jcudu; a smaller
form, S. imberbis, is from Somaliland.

The last genus of this section or sub-family is the African Eland,
genus Oreas x (which it appears should be spelt Omas). The Elands

FIG. 165.—Eland.    Qrias canna,

are perhaps more Ox-like in appearance than the other members of
this group, and in both sexes have horns, in which the spiral
twisting is more close. Orias ccLTina, is the name of the common
Eland. O. limngstonii has been applied to an East African
variety, which has thin and faint lateral stripes like the other
members of the group to which it belongs.
The genus Bo$ela,pft,us includes only B. tragoca,m,elus} the
Nilgai, which is purely Indian In range. The female is hornless,
and the horns of the male are smooth and not long.
1 T$KwrGt,ret,$p&$ oryx lias unfortunately been discorei-ed to be the correct name
for the Elaud.